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Journey To An Authentic YOU Sooner not Later!

Friday, October 12, 2012

Be self propelled, believing, daring and un-afraid on your journey to self awareness. In and under all circumstances be authentically you!

As I travel around Sparkland and read blogs and visit teams and meet new sparkfriends, I hear a recurring “theme” and because I am old and can reflect in hindsight, I want to offer some advice to the mostly female nurturers and teachers and even the few men who I know read my blogs....While it is the norm to hide our lights under bushel baskets as my old Baptist preacher might have said and to be and do for others and wait for our time to come. DON’T WAIT.

Be a good example for our youth and demonstrate to them a new way of living for them to live and teach their children. Take care of yourselves. Put yourselves in the top of your “TO DO’s” Don’t wait for your turn or tomorrow because you just never know when or if your turn might be.

You are so much more than the body you see when you look in the mirror or the number on the scale.

“You” are comprised on all that is inside perhaps whispering deep inside your innermost self. Sssssh.....listen closely because those whispers are where you will find your inner source of spiritual energy for the strength and power that will guide you to living your best life.

You're not helpless nor at the mercy of any situation, problem, or adversity; on the contrary, you 're a magnificently made human being, containing all the resources you need to live the life and love you've been envisioning.

Whoever you are, wherever you are, whatever you're doing, however you choose, you can live your best life now! Living 'your best life' begins with living your authentic truth. Your authentic truth is to live the life you envision for yourself by realizing that you matter, because if you don't matter, no thing and no one will truly matter to you.

What a wise and wonderful man he was!

We truly are in charge of our destiny....Whether you fulfill your dreams, goals, desires or longings is determined by the thoughts you are thinking at any given moment. Are your thoughts limiting or limitless? Are they self-defeating or life-enhancing?

What an exciting journey this trip to self discovery without being in the shadow of negative influences that have kept our lights dimmed and our own gifts hidden preventing us from living our very best life.

You cannot live in the shadow of someone else's dreams or expectations for you or your life even though it is easy to stand in the shadow of another. Step outside of that shadow whether it be your BFF, your husband, your children and free yourself to to live your dreams and live your truth. TODAY. Regain your power. What are your super powers? Have you realized them? Put on your super hero outfit, pack your bags and realize your dreams and fly, soar, BE!

What is your life purpose that being a nurturer and standing in the shadow of others has distracted you from fulfilling? I hear myself telling the kids to reach for the stars - dream big....I am admonishing each of you to look in the mirror beyond that physical image and give yourself the same talk you give to others you nurture and care for. It’s our turn!!!!!

If you want to live deliberately, purposefully and authentically, you must draw your nourishment from the indomitable spirit within.

The world was not meant to be your guide; it was intended to be your creation, so if your life is reflecting everything you don't want, like the artist, choose another blank canvas and create your life anew, from the inside out.

Don’t put it off.

Dig out those dusty dream journals. Sign up for a 5K, a 10K, heck sign up for a Triathlon! What have you always wanted to do and put it off as you stood in someone else's’ shadow?

No negative talk!

Each day is a new opportunity to start FRESH moving forward. What will today bring to your canvas?

Your thoughts create the reality you live in: good, bad, or indifferent. None of these adjectives should define who you are or how you're living. You matter and deserve better, and you have what it takes, by virtue of spirit and the thoughts you entertain, to beat all the odds against living your authentic truth and best life!

Sparkle On!!!!! emoticon

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
FAERY_FACE 10/16/2012 6:05AM

    What a great and absolutely motivating blog. Thank you so much! I really needed to read that today!

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LOSINGLINNDY 10/15/2012 10:17PM

    What a beautiful , motivating blog. Thank you for sharing.


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AMYJEANHEALTHY 10/14/2012 7:33PM

    Thank you, Kal - beautifully written and enhanced. HUGS!!!!

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NIMAWEYGH 10/13/2012 10:11PM

    Wonderful blog, much to think about. As always you inspire and motivate us all. LYG

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ADVENTURE_4HIRE 10/13/2012 10:56AM

    Dear Kal,
I could list pages and pages of quotes that describe *Y*O*U* but I will put the knife to my own throat in doing so.
"We're here for a reason. I believe a bit of the reason is to throw little torches out to lead people through the dark." -Whoopi Goldberg

emoticon for throwing those little torches out, Kal!!

Comment edited on: 10/17/2012 3:39:26 PM

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EVER-HOPEFUL 10/13/2012 7:04AM

    eally loved this blog kal love.not only loved it but need it at the moment.been so busy with my kids and other peoples kidslately lol that i seemed to have taken a back row abit.time to show the kids i am not just their mother,doorstop,cook etc.maybe the 3 year old might be too small but zakariya and ayyub watch out,lol.keep on keeping on love.we can both do this.did i tell you how much i loved the blog lol.take care and keep smiling emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon we are women let them hear us R O A R.

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SUNNY332 10/12/2012 8:16PM

    Great blog...

Thanks so much.


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THESHELBSTER 10/12/2012 6:40PM

    What a lovely blog. Thanks for sharing. :0)

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FITLIKENIC 10/12/2012 4:42PM

    emoticon for sharing your insight ~ Lots to ponder.

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DLDMIL 10/12/2012 2:44PM

    Great blog, thanks for all the motivating sayings and pictures. emoticon emoticon

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1CRAZYDOG 10/12/2012 10:01AM

    This is a fantastic blog! I adore the picture of that little puppy with the superman costume on. We all need to see ourselves as Superwoman or Superman . . . meaning we can accomplish what we set our minds to!


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